The Geelong PPCC is one of 25 facilities announced for Victoria as part of an initiative by the Victorian Government to reduce wait times in hospital emergency departments. GPs and nurses will assess patients on arrival and those requiring it will receive urgent care. Anyone requiring emergency medical care, should still seek help from their local emergency department.
The Geelong PPCC is open 7 days a week – see opening hours above.. It is located in the existing Eastbrooke Health Hub at 75 Roslyn Road Belmont. After 6pm and on weekends, access to the PPCC is from the Corio Street entrance.
Front Entrance: Enter via Corio Street – any time.
Car Park Entrance: Enter via Roslyn Road – up until 6pm Weekdays.
Walk-ins are accepted. Please remember to bring your Medicare card with you.
Pathology services are available in-site Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm. Imaging services are located nearby.
In an emergency, you should call Triple Zero (000)
To help clarify when you should visit a PPCC, see your regular GP or call Emergency (000) we have prepared the table below:
We provide urgent care for injuries and illnesses including:
Call Triple Zero (000) or visit your nearest emergency department if you or someone you know is experiencing an immediate life-threatening emergency such as:
Visit your regular GP for non-urgent and routine care such as:
We do not prescribe Schedule 8 medications (or benzodiazepines). The PPCC GP can prescribe medication necessary to manage your urgent medical issue, but please continue to see your regular GP for routine prescriptions or chronic medications.
If you would like to provide feedback on the Geelong PPCC please go to our contact us page.